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June 2016

Family

Age appropriate chores for children

June 27, 2016

Age appropriate chores are essential for your little ones. It gives them a sense of responsibility where they are able to learn at an early age that playing your part is vital. Later on in life you’ll have have a child who is able to complete tasks, allowing them the ability to persevere and be responsible. It may be difficult at first to let go of their hand, but the more control you give them, the more they’re able to…

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What to do before boxing-up and moving out

June 22, 2016

Moving from one home to another can become a stressful task. Especially so when you realise how many items you have. The headache comes when the first room’s items has already filled up half of the boxes you thought you were going to need. The second challenge comes when you’ve already packed away an item that you only realised afterward you want to use.   Quick tip: Don’t pack away your sugar, coffee, kettle and two to three mugs. These…

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Be security-savvy in your home

June 22, 2016

Home security is a big deal. It’s an issue that requires a lot of research and energy as you have to get it right. It all starts with you pinpointing what you value the most. Identifying your concerns means that you can get really specific about where your greatest risk lies and create a security system that is built to optimally protect you, your loved ones and your home.   Burglars scouting to do a home invasion weigh up the…

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Managing your money without experts

June 15, 2016

We can’t all be financial experts, yet so often that appears to be the solution to money problems. Most of us do not have the luxury of wealthy parents or backgrounds. We have to do most of the work ourselves. This becomes particularly harder when we realise how many industries and areas see so few women entering or reaching positions of power. Right now the world is not equal, even if people want it to be so. To that end,…

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Life

First time dinner dates for beginners

June 15, 2016

Going on a dinner date with someone you barely know is an effective way to learn more about a person, see whether you’re compatible and try to build a connection. However, not all dates prove to be successful the first time around. Being anxious or lacking in self-confidence can dampen the mood and inhibit the person from seeing the real you. The person may then not be open to a second date, so ensure you have everything settled and your…

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How to keep your car’s resale value high

June 14, 2016

You didn’t buy your brand new car with the intention of selling it soon. You likely thought you had many happy miles together in your future. But the reality is you’re not going to drive that car for the rest of your life. You will eventually have to resell it, something which most people do after about five years. In order to one day sell your car, you need to keep its resale value in mind. Keep records of all…

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Home Life

Make your small apartment look larger

June 10, 2016

Small apartments can easily be transformed to feel bigger. By simply incorporating decor elements which will enhance the space, your small apartment can appear bigger in size. You may not be able to increase your living space but you can be smart about the furniture you use and decor elements you choose.   Light up your apartment   Instantly give the illusion of a bigger space by using light colours on the walls and floor. Soft hues can make any…

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Remodelling tips for your dream bathroom

June 2, 2016

It’s the place where we can switch off and escape from reality. The bathroom isn’t only the place where you’ll find the toilet, sink or bath. It’s the place where inspiration is born and where endless daydreaming takes place. Make your bathroom special by renovating it, but before you do that you may have to consider these basics first.   Lighting   Proper lighting in your bathroom can be the difference between drab and fab.   Choose between task, decorative…

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